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Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1997

18th BSFC Awards

December 14, 1997

Best Film:
L.A. Confidential

The 18th Boston Society of Film Critics Awards honored the best films of 1997. The awards were given on 14 December 1997.


  • Winners 1
    • Best Film 1.1
    • Best Actor 1.2
    • Best Actress 1.3
    • Best Supporting Actor 1.4
    • Best Supporting Actress 1.5
    • Best Director 1.6
    • Best Screenplay 1.7
    • Best Cinematography 1.8
    • Best Documentary 1.9
    • Best Foreign-Language Film 1.10
    • Best New Filmmaker 1.11
  • External links 2
  • References 3


Best Film

1. L.A. Confidential
2. The Sweet Hereafter
3. Donnie Brasco

Best Actor

Best Actress

1. Helena Bonham CarterThe Wings of the Dove
2. Katrin CartlidgeCareer Girls
3. Tilda SwintonFemale Perversions

Best Supporting Actor

1. Kevin SpaceyL.A. Confidential
2. Burt ReynoldsBoogie Nights
3. Robert Downey Jr.One Night Stand

Best Supporting Actress

1. Sarah PolleyThe Sweet Hereafter
2. Joan CusackIn & Out
3. Alison ElliottThe Wings of the Dove

Best Director

1. Curtis HansonL.A. Confidential
2. Atom EgoyanThe Sweet Hereafter
3. Mike NewellDonnie Brasco

Best Screenplay

1. Curtis Hanson and Brian HelgelandL.A. Confidential
2. Kevin SmithChasing Amy
3. Matt Damon and Ben AffleckGood Will Hunting

Best Cinematography

1. Roger DeakinsKundun
2. Eduardo SerraThe Wings of the Dove
3. Paul SarossyThe Sweet Hereafter

Best Documentary

1. Fast, Cheap & Out of Control
2. Sick: The Life & Death of Bob Flanagan, Supermasochist
3. Message to Love: The Isle of Wight Festival

Best Foreign-Language Film

1. UndergroundFrance/Federal Republic of Yugoslavia/Germany/Bulgaria/Hungary
2. Shall We Dance? (Shall we dansu?) • Japan
3. Irma VepFrance

Best New Filmmaker

External links

  • Past Winners


  • Boston film critics extend streak of `L.A. Confidential' The Boston Globe
  • Noir thriller is big Boston crix winner The Variety
  • 1997 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards Internet Movie Database
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